Zimbabwe’s central bank is introducing a $500 million note – the highest current denomination – as the once-prosperous southern African nation battles against spiraling hyperinflation. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe last week introduced a new set of denominations, including a $100 million note, but that has not helped to clear long lines for cash at [...]
Tourbillon a Swiss-German Magazine announced in its Fall 2008 Issue No15 the winners of the best designed Olympic inpsired timepiece and the Gold was awarded to the House of VOILA for its “BEIJING DREAM” Collection. Pekings new national stadium, fondly referred to as the Birds Nest, was conceived by Swiss Architects Herzog and De Meuron [...]
LuxuryMart09, the premier event for luxury brands targeting China’s fast-growing affluent population, is to be held in Shanghai on January 15th 2009. Now in its third year, LuxuryMart09 is expecting to welcome around 250 senior executives from 120 top brands to attend the prestigious B2B matchmaking event at the Pudong Shangri-La. The “luxury brand summit” [...]
The French fashion publication, l’Officiel, has embedded three diamonds each worth 26,000 Euros ($34,000 USD) in three of the magazine’s December issue. The three magazines have been placed in news stands somewhere in France. This may be actually a first in the history of print media !
Sou Fujimoto Architects designed this unusual house located in Oita, Japan. The house itself is comprised of three shells of progressive size nested inside one another. The outermost shell covers the entire premises, creating an covered, semi-indoor garden. Second shell encloses a limited space inside the covered outdoor space. Third shell creates a smaller interior [...]
Every man should dress like the best, but many donâ€™t. For those who need a little help, they can pick up Esquireâ€™s â€œThe Handbook Of Style (A Manâ€™s Guide To Looking Good)â€. Donâ€™t think the book is another way to tell Men what and how to look good. Nick Sullivan, Esquireâ€™s fashion director said, while [...]